About the Artist
Leslie Bowman is a visual artist and documentary photographer with a BFA in Fine Arts from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design MFA in Painting from Washington University in St Louis. She currently is teaching at University of Maine at Machias in the Interdisciplinary Fine Arts program and is a regular contributor to the Island Institute’s Working Waterfront newspaper. Recent exhibitions include those at the University of Maine Museum of Art, Center for Maine Contemporary Art and Tides Institute Museum of Art. "My paintings are a response to living close to nature and loving the magic of reality."